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Ballads and Songs of the Blue Ridge Mountains: Persistence and Change
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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 53 mins

Stemming from a want to preserve the dwindling unique oral traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountain back-country region, Eric Davidson, Paul Newman and Caleb Finch performed field recordings of songs that exemplified the evolution of ballads in the region, creating an anthology of music that characterized the musica...

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produced by Eric H. Davidson, 1937-2015 and Paul Newman (Folkways Records, 1968), 53 mins
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Music of the World's Peoples: Vol. 4
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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Folkways Records, 1958), 51 mins

Tour the world of music, experiencing an Ituri Forest Pygmy circumcision rite, virtuosic Swiss yodeling and kanéka (a Hawaiian version of reggae). Part of a five-volume series, this nineteen-track compilation gives a summary of many diverse musical styles. (See also FW04504, FW04505, FW04506, FW04508.)

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produced by Henry Cowell, 1897-1965 (Folkways Records, 1958), 51 mins
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Sonny Terry's New Sound: Jawharp in Blues and Folk Music: With Brownie McGhee and J. C. Burris
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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1961), 48 mins

Best known for his blues harmonica recordings, Sonny Terry joins friends Brownie McGhee and J.C. Burris to explore the range of the jawharp (also known as Jew’s harp or mouth harp) in blues and American folk music. According to producer Charles Edward Smith, Terry’s vocal responses to the sounds of the jawhar...

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produced by Charles Edward Smith, 1904-1970 (Folkways Records, 1961), 48 mins
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